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SubjectRe: [RFC] ELF Relocatable x86 and x86_64 bzImages
Vivek Goyal wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> Can't we use the x86_64 relocation approach for i386 as well? I mean keep
> the virtual address space fixed and updating the page tables. This would
> help in the sense that you don't have to change gdb if somebody decides to
> debug the relocated kernel.
> Any such tool that retrieves the symbol virtual address from vmlinux will
> be confused.

I don't think this is practical given the virtual space constraints on
i386 systems.


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